Re: English allative (was:Re: -s adverbs, bodoer Homo Sapiens (was: watered down fiery spirits)
|From:||Mark J. Reed <markjreed@...>|
|Date:||Sunday, October 26, 2003, 22:44|
On Sun, Oct 26, 2003 at 12:25:59PM -0500, John Cowan wrote:
> I was talking about the style of using an accent mark on the stressed
> vowel of an emphasized word.
Oh. I've never seen that style other than on this list and assumed it was
a personal idiosyncracy of those individuals who use it here. Is it
a more widespread phenomenon?
> Calling it "Dutch italics", of course,
> continues the long tradition of calling bogus things "Dutch" in English. :-)
But of course. :)